Cubiculum Fresco, Villa of the Farnesina, Rome

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published on 11 August 2013
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A detail of the 1st century BCE fresco which entirely decorated a cubiculum (probably a bedroom) of the Villa of the Farnesina in Rome. The room has a distinct Egyptian flavour mixed with scenes from Greek mythology. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, August 11). Cubiculum Fresco, Villa of the Farnesina, Rome. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1379/cubiculum-fresco-villa-of-the-farnesina-rome/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Cubiculum Fresco, Villa of the Farnesina, Rome." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 11, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1379/cubiculum-fresco-villa-of-the-farnesina-rome/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Cubiculum Fresco, Villa of the Farnesina, Rome." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Aug 2013. Web. 06 Dec 2021.

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